Playing tracks by
Joy Division, New Order, Jah Division, NEW ORDER ( KEITH HUDSON) and There might be a few others .
Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester. Originally named Warsaw, the band primarily consisted of Ian Curtis (vocals and occasional guitar), Bernard Sumner (guitar and keyboards)Peter Hook (bass guitar and backing vocals) and Stephen Morris (drums and percussion)
Joy Division rapidly evolved from their initial punk rock influences to develop a sound and style that pioneered the post-punk movement of the late 1970s. According to music criticS the band wAS not punk but were directly inspired by its energy. Their self-released 1978 debut EP, An Ideal for Living was followed by Joy Division's debut album, Unknown Pleasures, was released in 1979 on Wilson's independent record label Factory Records, and drew critical acclaim from the British press. Despite the band's growing success, vocalist Ian Curtis was beset with depression and personal difficulties,Curtis was 23 when he hanged himself in the kitchen of his Macclesfield home in May 1980